Found November 07, 2011 on The Penalty Flag:
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After a much-improved season in 2010, and a competitive first six games of this season, Oakland Raiders fans are asking themselves how it appears to have slipped away so quickly. Back to back losses to AFC West rivals have left the Raiders and their fans wondering if the loss of Jason Campbell could spell doom for a promising season, and possibly bright future. Raiders fans have heard (and felt) this since 2002, but they have not experienced a winning season, and in seven of those seasons did not win more than five games. The 2010 season, which yielded two wins against all three AFC West opponents, ended with an 8-8 record. Obviously this was marked improvement, but appeared to be only the beginning for a young and talented Raiders squad. The 2011 season kicked off with the Raiders’ eighth consecutive win over a division foe in beating the Denver Broncos in the Mile High City. Couple that with two wins over possible playoff teams in the New York Jets and Houston Texans, and the Raiders organization was buzzing with excitement. Then, the dreaded starting quarterback injury happened in a home game against the Cleveland Browns. Quarterback Jason Campbell, while reaching [...]
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